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Category Archives: DIY

Star-Spangled Celebrations: Fireworks

Fourth of July really shows flare when the sun goes down. The dark sky is a blank canvas for the colorful crackles of fireworks and celebratory whoops and cheers from crowds. We’ve got the items you need to make sure you have a front row seat to this year’s sparkling show. First on the list: […]

Star-Spangled Celebrations: Cookout

Backyard barbecues are a quintessential part of Fourth of July festivities, and we love hosting our friends and family for a patriotic party. We’ve got the décor covered with a fun DIY for the patio, so all you need to bring is a side dish. We are revamping our Valentine’s Day DIY for an ode […]

Summer Cocktails

Sunsets should be served alongside a chilled glass of your favorite spirit. We’re toasting to summer with breezy cocktails created by Cory, Bar Manager at one of our favorite watering holes, Club Soda. Cheers to escaping the heat with these simple potions.

Print and pack

A warm-weather getaway is a great excuse to explore an exciting corner of the world and savor summer’s long, lovely days. But packing can be such a pest. Don’t forget a thing with this printable packing list. We included some suggestions (our favorite Travel styles for the season), and invite you to add your essentials […]

Party Planning with Pixie Blooms

With the turning of the tassel, it’s time to throw a sensational celebration. Katie Niemiec of The Little Black Blog is here with five steps for creating an intimate, unique gathering for toasting the graduate against a Pixie Blooms-themed backdrop. “A graduation party can be a big blowout to celebrate with all your family and friends […]

Party Planning with Marrakesh

With the turning of the tassel, it’s time to throw a smashing celebration. Our Visual Merchandising Photography Stylist Tricia Runkel is here to share a group of Marrakesh-inspired DIY projects for her graduation party. Floral Ice Bucket What you need: Ice bucket or 2 gallon bucket, empty 2 liter plastic bottle with top cut off, […]

Party planning with Sierra

With the turning of the tassel, it’s time to throw a smashing celebration. We invited Erin Dove from the blog the The Blue Eyed Dove to share a Sierra-inspired DIY project for a beautiful banner in honor of the graduate. Graduate Garland What you need: Scrapbook paper, large letter stickers, ribbon, ruler, scissors, hot glue gun […]

Free graduation party printables

She did it … let’s celebrate! Graduation season is a great time to gather with friends, family and mentors and mark the milestone in glorious fashion. Opt for invites that truly express her colorful nature and download these free patterned printables! (Consider it an early graduation gift.) Graduation Party [Download Pixie Blooms Invitation] [Download Marrakesh […]

Crown thee colorful

 To our delightful surprise, it turns out our Brand Ambassador Meryl Davis is more than just a great athlete. She’s pretty crafty as well! Below, she shares her 4 simple steps for creating a Coachella-inspired flower crown. Missing out on a DIY flower crown JUST bc I’m not going to Coachella ~ No way Jose […]

Polish off the look

Our celebration of Summer Sparkle starts with a lustrous manicure. Product Development Design Assistant Van joins us today to share her guide to this glitzy, glimmering nail art, inspired by Pixie Blooms. Van’s advice: PREPARE. Before you apply your base coat, buffer your nails and then clean with alcohol or water (not soap). TIPS. Paint […]